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Governor Bullock Opens New Infrastructure Grant Program

Delivering Local Assistance grant dollars will be awarded this fall

Livingston, Mont.

Governor Steve Bullock today announced that communities and school districts impacted by the growth or decline of natural resource development can now apply for a portion of $21.5 million in funds for needed infrastructure investments.

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

New Tax Incentive Will Help to Tell Montana Stories in Montana

By Allison Whitmer, Montana Film Commissioner

The film industry produces something different every day. Movies and TV shows represent all varieties of genres and styles. Some may be three-hour epics, while others may be only a few minutes. They’re distributed through different methods, from major theater releases to YouTube uploads.

Monday, June 24, 2019

SoFi Brings High Tech to High Altitude

Five years ago, a fast-growing personal finance company expanded from the ocean breeze of California to the mountain air of Montana, bringing a wealth of high-tech jobs to a workforce of talented software engineers ready for a new opportunity.

Monday, June 3, 2019
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Governor Bullock Signs Suite of Infrastructure Bills Investing $400 Million in Montana Communities

Critical infrastructure investments support local growth, jobs, and economies

Welder working on pipes

On the eve of Infrastructure Week, Governor Steve Bullock today signed a comprehensive suite of infrastructure bills to support the economic vitality of communities across the state and create good-paying jobs.

Friday, May 10, 2019

Governor Bullock Signs Bill to Support Business Growth and Entrepreneurship

Reauthorization of business development tools to help small businesses expand footprint and support jobs

HB 52 Signing Ceremony

Governor Steve Bullock today signed into law House Bill 52, one of his priority pieces of legislation which reauthorizes a set of tools that support business growth and entrepreneurship.

 

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Economic Development Creates Opportunity, Prosperity in Montana

Economic Development Week Is May 6–11

Commerce Director Tara Rice and Agriculture Director Ben Thomas talk with a small business owner

Column by Tara Rice, Montana Department of Commerce Director

Friday, May 3, 2019

Butte Small Business Development Center Regional Director Wins National Excellence Award

Julie Jaksha

During Thursday night’s annual celebration in Great Falls of small business leaders and Montana’s Small Business Development Center network, Julie Jaksha, Butte Regional SBDC Director was named the 2019 Montana “State Star.” The State Star is a national award that recognizes outstanding performers from Small Business Development Centers.

Thursday, May 2, 2019
Thursday, April 25, 2019
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Going with the Grain: Why Great Harvest Chose Montana — Twice

Dillon, Montana, is a hub for world-class fishing, a gateway to Montana’s western heritage and a town of approximately 4,000 residents. It’s also the world breadquarters of Great Harvest Bread Company, which has more than 200 franchise bakery cafés across the country (plus one across the ocean on the Northern Mariana Islands).

Tuesday, April 2, 2019
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Bozeman, Montana Ranked #5 ‘Most Dynamic Micropolitan’

Hiking near Bozeman, Montana.

A recent report by the Walton Family Foundation ranks Bozeman, Montana as one of the top micropolitan areas in the United States.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
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